Tag Archives: Samba Touré

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #84

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #84

Nightshop show May 2021 for Radio Campus Bxl & Rhythm Passport with 3 hours of new global sounds. Four songs of the day from Cape Verdian violins to a Sinti rom cello song, tamashek blues and electronic Latin-Arab bass. Our albums of the month first take us to Africa, with...
Album Review: Samba Touré – Wande [Glitterbeat Records; May 2018]
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Album Review: Samba Touré – Wande [Glitterbeat Records; May 2018]

Samba Toure, Malian blues legend, guided by one of Africa’s finest composers, Ali Farke Toure, released his third album, Wande, on the Glitterbeat label (May 2018). The opening track, “Yo Pouhala” (“blah blah blah”), sung in Fulani, is an unusually sedated introduction to the album. In sympathy with its subject...
Interview – Aziza Brahim (April 2016)

Interview – Aziza Brahim (April 2016)

Aziza Brahim’s new album Abbar el Hamada (out now on Glitterbeat) blew us away on first listening with its haunting tales of a life spent in refugee camps. It was therefore a great pleasure to get the chance to interview this important singer. Exiled as she is from the country of...